Trying (song)

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"Trying"
Single by The Hilltoppers
B-side"You Made Up My Mind"
ReleasedMay 25, 1952 (1952-05-25)
GenreTraditional pop
Length2:59
LabelDot
Songwriter(s)Billy Vaughn
The Hilltoppers singles chronology
"Trying"
(1952)
"Must I Cry Again"
(1952)

"Trying" is a song written by Billy Vaughn and performed by The Hilltoppers. It reached #5 on the Cashbox chart and #7 on the U.S. pop chart in 1952.[1]

The single ranked #29 on Billboard's Year-End top 30 singles of 1952.[2]

Other charting versions[edit]

  • Ella Fitzgerald released a version of the song, #22 on the U.S. pop chart in 1952.[3]
  • The Hilltoppers released a version of the song in the UK, #30 on the UK Singles chart in 1956.[4]
  • Vaughn released an instrumental version of the song, #77 on the U.S. pop chart in 1958.[5]

Other versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Hilltoppers, "Trying" 1952 Chart Positions". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  2. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1952". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  3. ^ "Ella Fitzgerald, "Trying" Chart Position". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  4. ^ "The Hilltoppers, "Trying" 1956 Chart Position". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  5. ^ "Billy Vaughn, "Trying" Chart Position". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  6. ^ "Grady Martin and His Slew Foot Five, "Trying" Single Release". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  7. ^ "Todd Rhodes Orchestra, "Trying" Single Release". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  8. ^ "Timi Yuro, Hurt!!!!!!!". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  9. ^ "LaVern Baker, See See Rider". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  10. ^ "The Four Lads, Oh, Happy Day". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  11. ^ "Bobby Vinton, There! I've Said It Again". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  12. ^ "Bob Gutman featuring The Ink Spots and Whistling Joe, "Trying" Single Release". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  13. ^ "Rosco Gordon, Bootin' (The Best of RPM Years)". Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  14. ^ "Texas Tornados, The Complete Live at the Limo Sessions!". Retrieved August 31, 2018.